Mel Rivera

Year

Category

Art Piece

1999

US West New Directions Award

Hummingbirds and Butterflies (Straw Appliqué / Tinwork, Collaboration with Angelina Delgado Martinez)

2000

Straw Appliqué Award, 2nd Place

Mis Santos Preferidos

2001

Straw Appliqué Award, Honorable Mention

Sagrado Familia

2001

New Directions Award

Mi Comadre Doña Sebastiana (Straw Appliqué / Painted Bultos, Collaboration with Jerome P. Lujan)

2002

Diane Besser Award, 2nd Place

Juan Diego (Apparitions of Guadalupe) (Straw Appliqué)

2003

Alan and Ann Vedder Award

Box with Straw Appliqué (Straw Appliqué)

2003

Artist Collaboration Award

San Fernando Rey (Straw Appliqué / Painted Bultos, Collaboration with Jerome P. Lujan)

2004

SCAS Purchase Award

Alma de Maria (Straw Appliqué / Painted Bultos, Collaboration with Jerome P. Lujan)

2005

E. Boyd Award

Santa Librada (Straw Appliqué / Painted Bultos, Collaboration with Jerome P. Lujan)

2007

Diane Besser Award, Honorable Mention

Poor Man’s Gold (Straw Appliqué)

2008

Diane Besser Award, 2nd Place

Baulito de Amor (Straw Appliqué)

2014

Paula and Eliseo Rodriguez Award, Hon. Men.

Collection Box (Straw Appliqué)

2015

Paula and Eliseo Rodriguez Award, Hon. Men.

The Altar (Straw Appliqué)

2017

Paula and Eliseo Rodriguez Award, 1st Place

Holy Family Prayer Box (Straw Appliqué)

2018

Paula and Eliseo Rodriguez Award, 1st Place

King Melchior’s Box (Straw Appliqué)

2019

Paula and Eliseo Rodriguez Award, 2nd Place

Jesus (Straw Appliqué)